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16 October 2014

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Child abduction

Police in Stornoway are investigating the possible abduction of a 12-year old girl from the town on Friday of last week. Molly Campbell, also known as Misbah Iram Ahmed Rana, was collected from the Nicolson Institute just before 11 am on Friday by her sister and taken to the airport for a flight to Glasgow.

At 1455, another flight left Glasgow, bound for Lahore, Pakistan, via Dubai. The plane landed at Dubai at 2120 GMT on Friday, before proceeding to Pakistan. Molly could be with her father in Lahore or with relatives in Karachi. However, it is her mother, Louise Campbell, who has the legal custody of the child.

Western Isles Police are working closely with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council), the Procurator Fiscal Service as well as Interpol to trace the youngster. Her welfare is paramount for the police, and they wish to see Molly reunited with her mother as soon as possible.

Anyone who saw Molly on her journey (portrait on this webpage) to Glasgow, Dubai or beyond is requested to contact police. In the UK the phonenumbers to use are Crimestoppers (anonymously) 0800-555111 or the Stornoway Police Station on 01851-702222.
Posted on Arnish Lighthouse at 18:25


Not a single mention of this story on the Stornoway Gazette website. As usual, heads buried in the sand hoping it will all go away and not tarnish the islands reputation.

Ruth from Ex Lewis

Wrong, Ruth:

Jimmy from Eilean Leodhais

Wrong, Jimmy, your link has expired. Try this Nothing. Why is that? It has been headlines in the national news. The girl has been interviewed on TV. Apparently, her mother has been poisoning her mind against her father and his religion...

Ruth from Ex Lewis

Au contraire, Ruth - the story is still there at the address I gave and has been since 28th August. There is also a shorter reference to it in the News section in the drop-down News box at top left of the homepage.

Jimmy from Eilean Leodhais

Sorry Jimmy. You go onto the Stornoway Today website and see if you can find it. The article you are referring to was featured the week before last. On Thursday, they updated the site and there isn't a mention of it at all.

Ruth from Ex Lewis

Now you see it, now you don't. And it is not just money....

mjc from NM,USA

Well, in any case, from the pics I've seen she looks extremely happy to be where she is, in Pakistan. Good luck to her!

Jimmy from Eilean Leodhais

doubt we;ve heard the last of this

rick from middle of nowhere

rick, I think you've heard the last of it if all you read is the Stornoway Gazette. How come it's national news and yet it's all hushed up in the local paper?

Ruth from Ex Lewis

This is a LOCAL paper - we'll have no trouble here!

Jimmy from Eilean Leodhais

Correct Jimmy. Let the Locals continue to bury their heads in the sand, if that's what pleases them. God probably told them to do it anyway.

Ruth from Ex Lewis

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